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THIRD PARTY ACTION

the situation where the defendant brings into the case a third person as he believes the person is involved with him in the law suit.

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TRAVERSE JURY

This term applies to the trial jury that is not the grand jury who offers an indictment but doesn’t try the case.

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TRUST CONTINGENT

the term given to a trust whose operation is dependent on an event in the future.

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TORT PROPERTY

the term that is used when one person interferes with a person who is enjoying his own property

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TESTIMONIAL IMMUNITY

the name given to the immunity to incriminating yourself that is granted a witness by a court.

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TAX EXPENDITURES

This term applies to revenue losses of a federal government due to it granting a special tax benefit to some tax payers.

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TENDER OF AMENDS

an offer by a person who has committed wrong to right that wrong by paying a sum of money to the person he has wronged.

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TOTO

a Latin term for total.

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TACIT ACCEPTANCE

an act by the heir to an estate that shows that he intends to accept his inheritance.

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TRUST PRECATORY

See precatory trust.

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TRUE MAN DOCTRINE

a principle that says a person under attack ha the right to stand and defend himself with force and if the assailant is killed he won’t be considered guilty. See justifiable homicide.

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TRUTH-IN-LENDING ACT

federal law that requires people who apply for credit be given information that is accurate and easily understood.

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TESTAMENTARY TRUSTEE

the name that is given to the person who is appointed by the court and will act as a trustee to carry out trust provisions in a will.

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TRIAL BY PROVISO

situation where the defendant has the case tried even though the plaintiff has not pursued the charges made.

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TRUST PRIVATE

a trust for the benefit of certain people that is different from a trust that benefits a charitable organisation.

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TRUSTEE EX MALEFICIO

a Latin phrase that is given to a trustee who acts wrongly in the administration of his duties and is held liable.

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TITLE EXAMINATION OF

the investigation made into the title on behalf of the person who wants the buy the property to make sure a clear title can be obtained. Also known as a title search.

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TVIAL SEPARATE

a suit where one of the defendants asks for a separate trial from the others.

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TURNTABLE DOCTRINE

This phrase means the same as an attractive nuisance doctrine.

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TENANT SOLE

This term means the only tenant, the exclusive tenant and the only person who signed the lease.

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